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James Lichtenwalter

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May. 1 2017

State department officer discusses history, future of AIDS during lecture

Scientists and humanitarians are on the cusp of either eradicating AIDS or falling so far behind the disease that advances will not be able to catch up, according to Sandra L. Thurman. 

Apr. 3 2017

WUGA 91.7 celebrates 30 years on the air

This fall, WUGA 91.7 officially will celebrate 30 years of being on the air. The NPR-affiliated station first went live on the morning of Aug. 28, 1987, and has been serving the Athens community ever since, offering both national and local programming.

Mar. 20 2017

Patagonia VP discusses environment at UGA Zero Waste Extravaganza

Manufacturing any product inevitably causes environmental harm, according to Rick Ridgeway, vice president of public engagement at Patagonia. But what sets the outdoor clothing company apart from other companies is its attempts to lessen the harm it causes and improve the environment.

Feb. 13 2017

Munch and learn: History department offers programming to increase interest by nonmajors

Lectures and academic discussions at UGA normally don't focus on illegal activities. However, that is exactly what Stephen Mihm, an associate professor of history, discussed last fall during his lecture "How Do You Counterfeit Money (In Nineteenth Century America)?" During the 30-minute talk, Mihm described the ins and outs of America's counterfeit scene during the 1800s to 32 pizza-munching students. 

Feb. 6 2017

Two employees recognized for service excellence

UGA employees David Akers and Ted Barco were recognized in the Chancellor's Service Excellence Awards as part of the University System of Georgia's Service Excellence Program.

Feb. 6 2017

‘Eye-opening experience

Nearly three dozen UGA students gained a greater understanding of the Athens community during a recent, daylong tour organized by the Leadership UGA program.

Jan. 23 2017

Staffer helps make geography-geology building feel like home

It isn't hard to find Margaret Bolton when walking through the geography-geology building. All you have to do is follow the sound of cheery conversation.

Jan. 9 2017

Associate VP for facilities planning, University Architects named

Gwynne Darden has been named associate vice president for facilities and University Architects in the Division of Finance and Administration.

Nov. 28 2016

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame inductee discusses upbringing, influences

While growing up in Decatur, Roy Blount Jr. always hoped to be in a hall of fame. Only it wasn't the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, into which he was inducted
Nov. 7, but instead the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

Nov. 14 2016

Donation from Red Cross student volunteer saves life of 6-year-old girl

Two months ago, Jordann Tiras saved someone's life.

Nov. 14 2016

Disability Resource Center honors 27 at annual recognition program

The Disability Resource Center honored 27 of UGA's most hardworking, determined students during its annual Student and Faculty Recognition Reception on Oct. 20 at the Classic Center Grand Hall.

Nov. 14 2016

Gregory lecturer explores effect Civil War had outside US

More than 150 years ago, the American Civil War nearly tore this country apart. While that conflict certainly changed America, it's often overlooked how it also affected other countries.

Oct. 24 2016

Open benefits enrollment to begin Oct. 31

The two-week open enrollment period is Oct. 31-Nov. 11 for benefits-eligible UGA employees. Main points for this year's open enrollment are:

Oct. 17 2016

Logistical support manager helps push Terry’s large volume of paper

Stan Johnson is the official "paper pusher" for the Terry College of Business.

Oct. 10 2016

Six UGA alumni to be honored for their service

Six UGA alumni, including one who also is a UGA emeritus faculty member, will be honored Oct. 14 at the university's annual Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Alumni Awards Banquet.

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